Bitterbrush Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

A typical campsite at Bitterbrush Campground.

Bitterbrush is open year round although there is no water or trash service during the winter months. This is a popular a winter campground as it is frequently below the snow line or just has minor amounts of snow. 30 campsites. Bearproof food storage containers available in the campground.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Open
Reservations: No Reservations, Register at Campground.
Fees $23.00 per night. Free in the winter months when water and trash service isn't offered.
Usage: Medium
Busiest Season: July-August
Restrictions: Dogs on leash only. Maximum stay 14 days. Active bear area. All food must be secured overnight and when not attended, bear boxes are provided and must be used (typical bear box size 48" x 30" x 36").  Always keep a clean camp and do not feed wildlife.
Closest Towns: Bishop, CA - 13 miles
Water: Drinking water
Restroom: Vault Toilet (2)
Passes: America the Beautiful Senior and Access Passes are accepted for half priced camping. Follow the instructions on the bulletin board at the campground.
Operated By: Concessionaire

General Information


From Bishop go west on State Route 168 (Line Street) approximately 13 miles. The campground will be on your left (south) side of the road.


Most sites will accommodate 2 vehicles or a trailer and the tow vehicle.  For additional parking see the camp host or check rules posted on the bulletin board at the entrance.

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